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So, Where's The Outrage Against Black on Black Crime?

Realistically and practically speaking, no one can SAFELY stand in the middle of a “‘hood” and address a gangbanger or a black murderer of a black victim (black on black crime) as he stands there amongst members and families of the neighborhood and just patiently and NONVIOLENTLY listens. 419 more words

Police Violence: Use of Tasers For Walking | Draft

“A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the family, including the 7 month old son, of 24 year old Gregory Towns, who died after being tased 13 times in 29 minutes.

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LAPD Identifies 2 Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Ezell Ford

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)   — The Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday publicly identified the two officers involved in the fatal shooting Aug. 11 of an unarmed black man in South LA. 454 more words


Woman Claims Excessive Force In Lawsuit Against Denver Police Officers

DENVER (CBS4)- A woman at the center of a disagreement between Denver’s independent monitor, who oversees Denver law enforcement and safety agencies, and the Denver Police Department and Manager of Safety, over whether excessive use of force was used has filed a federal lawsuit. 398 more words


Soundoff on Ferguson

I’ve been watching this unfold for the greater part of two weeks now and am completely appalled at the events taking place right now in Furgeson, MO. 1,850 more words

What is Excessive Force in Arizona?

Police practices have come under national scrutiny.  What is excessive force by law enforcement agencies and what is not?  While the nation is still coming to terms with the shooting by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, this is not an isolated problem. 2,643 more words

Arizona Law

Balancing the OKAY fulcrum

Lessons filed between the plant world and the Twitterverse

I have a neighborhood. In that neighborhood, I found a live oak plant growing from an old dead stump at the beginning of the Summer. 1,904 more words

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